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Complete Access installs major power line protection over M25

Scaffolding contractors, Complete, have installed over 200 tons of scaffolding to successfully complete a huge challenging power line protection scaffold over the M25 motorway. The Barnsley based firm, Complete Access Specialist Contracts Ltd have finished a substantial large-scale system scaffold with a protective netting spanning the busy M25 motorway below. Working for Interserve Industrial on behalf of SSE, Complete erected the...

Construction giant rewards XERVON Palmers performance at Heathrow

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XERVON Palmers have been praised once again for their scaffolding and access solutions at Heathrow Airport. The firm picked up “Suppliers” award and an “Individual Achievement” award for their contracted work for construction giant Morgan Sindall. XERVON Palmers’ team of a dozen operatives have been working night shifts providing a 70m long and 35m wide tube and fitting scaffolding with a...

Cape Wins Outstanding HSE Performance Award In Abu Dhabi

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Global industrial services firm Cape have today announced they have received an outstanding HSE Performance Award from Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA OPCO) for the year 2012 on all ADMA jobs. Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company, ADMA-OPCO in brief, is a major producer of oil and gas from the offshore areas of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The Company prides itself...

City Access Scaffolding saves contractor thousands with innovative build

City Access Scaffolding saves contractor thousands with innovative build

Edinburgh based City Access Scaffolding (CAS) recently brought an out-of-the box solution to its Boroughmuir High School scaffolding contract. At the heart of the new school is a multi-functional atrium, which using a traditional birdcage scaffold would have meant a design requiring 13,000 m3 of scaffolding weighing around 56 tonnes. CAS considered another way and used CAD (computer-aided design) from a...

Above all, Plettac METRIX scaffolding solutions from TRAD Hire & Sales Ltd.

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Three imposing 17-storey tower blocks in Salford, Manchester presented very specific construction challenges to Greenwood Scaffolding MD, Brian Kelly. Each of these blocks has an area of 4,687m, which is comprised by a 109m girth and a height of 43m. They rise above a busy residential area with pedestrian access directly below and, with all properties remaining occupied through the...

Tufcoat wraps up Dyrham Park

Tufcoat have successfully carried out an installation project for the £3.8m conservation works taking place at Dyrham Park. Flame retardant shrink wrap was used in tandem with a Keder roof to encapsulate a 500 tonne scaffold structure supplied by SGB, and provide weather protection for a site which is open to the public. The National Trust have commissioned the roof...

HAKI provides a unique weather protection system in Sweden

HAKI's designers have produced new, effective, safe solutions to bridge an unusually wide span in Sweden. When the Municipality of Gotland commenced its second largest-ever construction project, the XERVON depot and assembly personnel from Örebro provided one of Sweden’s largest weather protection systems – a 4,000 square-metre weather protection system from HAKI, covering what will be the completely new Wisby...

MAR Scaffolding (Scotland) Ltd achieves Investors in Young People & Investors in People Accreditation

Fife based Mar Scaffolding Ltd have achieved the double success of Investors in Young People and Investors in People accreditation. Mar Scaffolding is the first scaffold company in Scotland to achieve the Investors in Young People award. Investors in Young People is the only people management standard that focuses on an employer’s recruitment and retention of young people. This represents a...

Layher Scaffolding System Driving Major Scottish Development

The All-round Lightweight scaffolding system from modular specialist Layher will have a major role to play in Aberdeen's £745Million transport infrastructure development. The scheme, Linking Stonehaven in the south to Tipperty in the north, will include four sections, 75 principal structures including two river crossings, a railway bridge and 70 culverts. The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route will significantly improve travel...

Godiva Erect Largest Free Standing Scaffolding in Coventry

Godiva Group have erected what is believed to be the tallest free-standing scaffolding in Coventry. Godiva were contacted by Coventry’s University Hospital Maintenance contractor Vinci Facilities to assist with an emergency scaffold at the hospital, due to the potential of spalling Render on an area of the building adjacent to the emergency ambulance entrance. Godiva contacted system manufacturer AtPac who produced...

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